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Top Tips for Taking Care of a Cowhide or Other Animal Skin Rug

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Caring for a cow hide or other animal skin rug and accessories Cow hide and other animal skins rugs such as zebra or reindeer have made a dramatic comeback in interior decoration in recent years and so has the need to keep them clean and in perfect condition. Taking care of a cow hide or other animal skin rug requires careful cleaning and periodic spot cleaning. Using tools and products that you can easily find to hand at home and a simple cleaning process you can keep a cow rug looking fresh and perfect for a very long time. What…

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Sheepskin Rug Cleaning

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Do you have that beloved sheepskin rug, which does not look the way it used to? In as little as a year, sheepskin rugs can start to look dingy and this is certainly something that no rug owner wants to have to deal with. However, they can be brought back to life. One great way to revitalize sheepskin rugs is to mix borax and lemon juice in equal amounts: Spray the solution on the rug Wait two hours before hanging it and hosing it off After hosing it off, fluff the fibers by hand (Seems easy enough, doesn’t it? This…

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The Best Rug Pad For Aubusson Rugs

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The reasons for having the correct pad under your Aubusson rug are to keep your carpet flat and wrinkle free, prolong its life and hold it to the floor. Many people ask me which is the right rug pad for an Aubusson and my answer is simple. Choose a dense and relatively thin, no more than 1/4 of an inch thick, rug pad that grabs both the rug and the floor. This will maintain the beauty of an Aubuchon’s flatter look on your floor. There are many thinner rug pads available yet it is important to try to stay away…

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How to Cut a Rug and Carpet Pad

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Rug and carpet pads sometimes arrive larger than your rug and require trimming. This could be done a few ways depending on the type of pad you have. For thinner, non-slip pads, usually a pair of household scissors works. If your rug pad is a thicker, more dense one, then a carpet knife or heavy duty scissors are usually needed. Before I start explaining what to use to cut the different types of rug pads, three important points are involved here. First, so as to not damage the floor underneath, be sure to have some protective layer on the floor…

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Basic Rug Cleaning Tips for Food and Drink Spills

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Food and drink spills are among the toughest cleaning problems to deal with for rug owners. It is a common occurrence yet some still do not know the right way to approach cleaning up this kind of a mess. Not knowing the basics of cleaning up food and drink spills can really put rug owners at a disadvantage and their carpets at serious risk of long-term damage. Whether you are having a party at your home or are just eating in the living room, spills can happen without a moment’s notice. This is why learning how to properly clean them…

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Basic Rug Cleaning Tips for Food and Drink Spills

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Food and drink spills are among the toughest cleaning problems to deal with for rug owners. It is a common occurrence yet some still do not know the right way to approach cleaning up this kind of mess. Not knowing the basics of cleaning up food and drink spills can really put rug owners at a disadvantage and their carpets at serious risk of long-term damage. Whether you are having a party at your home or are just eating in the living room, spills can happen without a moment’s notice. This is why learning how to properly clean them up…

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The 411 On Rug Cleaning

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Rugs can be found in almost every home, office, or any other establishment. They come in various types, materials, and styles. Depending on the rug’s type, the rug’s structure, the materials used to make the rug, the rug’s color, and the amount and kind of dirt or stain in the rug, there are various rug cleaning methods that can be used. Smaller rugs can do with simple hand or regular washing machine wash. The same goes for rugs with simple stains or not much dirt, as well as for rugs made of light fabrics and other materials that are easy…

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cowhide rugs hide or other animal skin

Cleaning Tips For Cowhide Rugs

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Cowhide rugs are gaining popularity in the decorating world. Bring a little bit of the “Wild West” into your home with a natural cowhide rug. The rugs are offered in a variety of styles, shapes, colours, and designs. There is almost certainly a cow hide rug waiting for you to select it to complement your home. The uniqueness of a cow hide rug draws people to gaze upon it and wonder why they don’t have one of their own. They have a visual appeal which is aesthetically pleasing to many people. Cowhide rugs that are natural in colour also have…

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Area Rugs

Do it Yourself – Rug Cleaning

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One of the first things that visitors notice upon entering your living room is the cleanliness of the floor. Thank god for area rugs, the floor looks more elegant and cleaner. Area rugs are not only considered as interior decoration but a family heirloom and an investment. Taking care of it will preserve its beauty, elegance and value; and its cleanliness should be maintained and looked after. But on the other hand, no matter how clean our rugs look, we have no idea of how dusty and dirty it may be. Sure, there are no stains, but rug cleaning is…

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Tips for Oriental Rug Cleaning

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Oriental rugs are becoming indispensable in interior design. Because oriental rugs come in different colours and designs, there is almost certainly one that is perfect for your home out there. What matters most is the care and maintenance of these oriental rugs. You may be aware of the fact that Persian rugs are very popular. These Persian rugs have to be cleaned periodically to ensure a long life of the rug. Thankfully, the Persian rugs are very easy to clean. However, several factors have to be considered for effective cleaning of these Persian rugs. This passage is about the different…

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